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27) Before leading Enkidu to the shepherds, and again when she leads him from the shepherds to Uruk, the harlot adjures him, "You are wise, Enkidu, and now you have become like a god.
Rather, Jesus adjures them to seek a heavenly treasure that, although it cannot be grasped or understood by the usual human standards of success, is nonetheless indestructible.
The Bible adjures Christians to live in the world without being of the world.
He adjures her to "do something else, outside yourself.
Famous archetypes, constantly cited, were Seneca's Medea, who thus works herself up to murder her children, and Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth, who adjures the murdering ministers: 'Unsex me here
Each time Baby Suggs adjures Sethe to "lay down [her] sword," Morrison reveals how the characters pick up a song and use it as a shield to defend and affirm their humanity.
In Julius Caesar, Brutus, for example, entreats "Romans, countrymen, and lovers" to "Believe me for mine honour, and have respect to mine honour, that you may believe" and, more elaborately with equivalent substitutions, he adjures, "Censure me in your wisdom, and awake your senses, that you may the better judge" (3.
6] Moreover, in line with his egalitarian approach, Bahya adjures his readers to correct any errors they may find in his work.
A recently published parchment adjures the God of the Christians "that you keep any person who may wear this amulet from all [harm] and all evil and all sorcery .
Why is it that Bergeron, even as he announces that the Folio is 'the dramatist's corpse', insists that it is also his living corpus, and adjures his readers to 'embrace the admonition of Heminge and Condell that we must read [him] again and again'.